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Past Events | 2012

12th Air Force 70th Anniversary Celebration.
Provided 9 12″ x 12″ cakes and 100 cupcakes.


American Cancer Society’s Bark for Life
Provided treats for 75-100 people and 75 dogs. Also provided raffle gift basket.


Marisa Ann Gallego Foundation
Cupcakes for Casino night at the Savoy Opera House.


You’ve Been Caked!
UMC Diamond Children’s Center child life specialists


You’ve Been Caked!
Jacob Carter, Beads of Courage


Pima County Home Show
Booth July 13-15


Tucson Cold Wet Noses
Tucson Cold Wet Noses fundraiser.


Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Network
Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Network will host a Celebration Event for two neighborhood community action groups in Tucson, Arizona. Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Network is a 501(c)(3) whose mission is to train, place, support, and collaborate with nonprofits to empower youth, families, and neighborhoods. We offer nonprofits and neighborhood stakeholders the services of coordination, collaboration, mobilization, and capacity building.


Diamond Birthday Cake


You’ve Been Caked!
Beverly Tidwell, Candelighters.


Women’s 20/30 Club
Cocktailing for a Cause. Women’s 20/30 Club with Tucson Alliance for Autism (TAFA).


Diamond Children’s
Birthday cake for Fallon


Operation Homefront Arizona
Operation Homefront Arizona’s Operation Baby Brigade event for new and expecting military parents. Provided 100 cupcakes and a show cake.


Southern Arizona Humane Society
People and dog treats for the Puttin’ On the Dog event.  Roughly 1,200 people and 120 doggie treats.
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Girl Scout Troop 555
Angry Birds themed cupcake decorating outreach
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Diamond Children’s
Birthday cake for Mary Olivia.  3-year old


Girl Scout Troop 298
Teaching outreach
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Aviva Tucson
Cookies and brownies for the 14th annual Sew A Thon where dedicated volunteers come together to sew cloth duffle bags for children in the care of Child Protective Services. Before, children’s belongings were packed into black plastic garbage bags when they were removed from their home or when they were moving from placement to placement while in the system. The plastic bags sent the message that the children’s belongings were trash. The beautiful cloth duffle bags give the children dignity. And they love the bags! Even when not used for moving, the bags are used to hold laundry, extra clothes, toys, and some kids even use them for pillow cases. We have heard from caseworkers and from children who are not out of CPS care that they still have their bags.



American Diabetes Association, Tucson
400 diabetic friendly sweets for Tour de Cure and 2 cakes for the Red Riders.

Diamond Children’s
Birthday cake. 6-year old.


Diamond Children’s
Birthday cake for Sammy. 18-year old.


Diamond Children’s
Birthday cake for Sebastian. 1-year old.


Diamond Children’s
(From Diamond Children’s website):
Diamond Children’s Hosts Wedding Reception for Couple of Hospitalized Child, Feb. 14, 2012 – Bride and groom were Coraima Samaniego and Alejandro Muniz’s whose baby Sebastian has been in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit since September, battling heart problems. Diamond Children’s child life specialists worked with Thomas and Emmeline Hill from Z Mansion, to coordinate music, linens, appetizers, pizza, tux for the groom, hair and makeup, and secured donations to cover costs. The cake was donated by Cakes for Causes. “We are so happy hold this reception at Diamond Children’s for these special parents, and proud of our child life specialists and staff for making sure we take care of our families,” says Lori Throne, RN, BC, MSN, Director of Women’s and Children’s Services at The University of Arizona Medical Center-Diamond Children’s.


Diamond Children’s
Birthday cake for Elijah.  10-year old


Mended Little Hearts, Tucson
CfC was requested to make heart-shaped cookies for an informational event at the University of Arizona for Mended Little Hearts.
Note: At the Candlelighters Dream Night prom, we met the photographer (Sherri Graves of Sherri Graves Photography & Design) who took the picture of this little girl shown in these photos that was holding one of our heart cookies at the Mended Little Hearts event. She told us that this little girl had been tube fed through her stomach her entire life, due to heart issues and surgeries, but just recently had been cleared to eat through her mouth. Sherri said that at the event she took one of our cookies and gave it the little girl to get her picture taken with. Then, she asked the little girl if they could share the cookie.  Sherri broke the cookie in half and gave half to the little girl and half for herself.Sherri took a
bite of her cookie and ate it.  Then the little girl took a bite of her cookie and ate the rest of the cookie all by herself.  It was her first bite of food through her mouth!


Beads of Courage
Provided cookies for the Beads of Courage launch at the Diamond Children’s Medical Center. This marked BOC’s 115th hospital affiliation around the country.
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